In Pakistan, though T cell lymphomas have been reported15,27,28 more as compared to western studies but overall T cell lymphomas are less frequent all over the world except the Far East Asian countries for unknown reasons.
B cell lymphoma was out numbered (87%) than T cell lymphoma (13%).
In adults, B cell Lymphoma is more frequent than T cell Lymphoma with Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma being the commonest Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
Peripheral T cell Lymphoma-unspecified was common T cell Lymphoma in this study which was in accordance to a local study at AFIP and international studies done in Taiwan and Korea.
Nasal T cell lymphomas usually spread from their site of origin in the nasal cavity and invade adjacent structures (e.
Most T cell lymphomas are of intermediate grade (diffuse mixed small cell lymphomas, diffuse mixed large cell lymphomas, and diffuse large cell lymphomas) and high grade (large cell immunoblastic lymphomas).
T cell lymphomas are more aggressive than the other phenotypes, and they can cause soft-tissue and bony destruction.